Please join us on the afternoon of February 28, 2016 at the NKF Serving Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi's inaugural Bonne Santé fundraiser! This food and wine showcase will be held at the picturesque Pine Knoll Farms outside of Augusta in Appling, GA. Guests will enjoy the best of local produce and cuisine while mixing and mingling with family, friends and the area's top chefs. Purchase tickets or sponsor this event here.
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Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, this event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk of kidney disease. Join us one last time at Turner Field for the 2016 Atlanta Kidney Walk, scheduled for Saturday June 4, 2016. Atlanta raised over $200,000 in 2015, and we encourage all interested walkers to join us for another amazing year! Sign up to participate here.
Want to educate others about kidney health? Learn how to present this easy 20 minute presentation to friends, family, colleagues, churches, community centers, schools, and more! Please contact Jil Dubbs for more information.
The National Kidney Foundation's community-based initiative to educate about the kidneys, risk factors for kidney disease, and steps to take to keep kidneys healthy and reduce risk.
Check-up includes: risk survey, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure check, free educational materials, and opportunity to speak with a health care professional. Click here for more information.
KEEP Healthy Screening
Saturday, January 16th
9:00am until 2:00pm
Located at the Kroc Center
1833 Broad Street, Augusta GA 30904
Please e-mail or call Jil Dubbs, at 770-452-1539 x604, to register!
Hosted by Richard Bowers & Company, and catered by White Oak Kitchen and Cocktail, the 2nd Annual Paint Atlanta Orange Gala benefits the work of the National Kidney Foundation.
“Paint Atlanta Orange" Gala
Friday, March 18, 2016
270 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Each year kidney disease kills more people than breast cancer or prostate cancer. This event helps to shed an important light on this devastating disease that often has no symptoms and can go undetected until it reaches advanced stages. Click here for tickets and sponsorship opportunities.
Make a car donation and help improve the lives of the millions of Americans affected by kidney disease. Donate now.
A Family Recipe Book for Kidney Patients
Recipes compiled and tested by the Georgia Council on Renal Nutrition, National Kidney Foundation, Georgia Division, Atlanta, Georgia. Download the recipe book here.
To educate the public on and increase awareness of kidney disease, our staff and volunteers participate in various health fairs throughout the state. If you are interested in being trained as a volunteer for a health fair in your area, or if you are interested in having a NKF representative exhibit at an upcoming health fair, please contact us at (770) 452-1539.
If you are interested in volunteering with NKF Serving Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi, please contact Celeste Tennant.
The NKF Golf Classic is the nation's premier amateur golf event for charity. The top 6-finishing teams (Gross and Handicap Index Divisions combined) from every local NKF Golf Classic are invited to compete in the National Finals held at the famed Pebble Beach Resorts (additional fees required). The 2015 Atlanta Golf Classic was held on Monday, October 5th at TPC Sugarloaf. Many thanks to our local sponsors: Alan Billar & Associates, Interra International and presenting sponsor Hooters. Without them, this event would not be as successful as it is. The 2016 date will be posted soon.